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Hi I'm Braxton

I'm born and raised in Utah, I'm an Eagle Scout, I like to play sports, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm going to be a future Aggie, for Utah State University. I'm going to serve my mission in Romania/Moldova this June. I love playing sports, anything with a ball I'm interested in playing whether I'm good or not (which most of the time I'm not but I play anyway.) I did receive my Eagle few years ago, by planting trees at a lake and refurnishing the area. I love food, any food that's good and tasty, I'll devour.

Why I am a Mormon

Just like before of how I live my faith, service through the church keeps him engaged in the community and it's needs. Especially in my neighborhood, ward, and city. There's such a loving environment of this church, always desiring for good, seeking service, trying not be prejudice. For those that may have scoffed at the prejudice part, I'm sorry for whatever circumstances that you may have encountered with the church. But just like every other church, and just like anyone, we're human too. Everyone on this earth just wants to be better, and that's what our church members want do too. We sometimes fall and stumble, but that's just human nature! It's just great to know that I have the knowledge and faith in a loving and merciful God as our Heavenly Father. I've stayed with this wonderful Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, because what I've been taught has always made sense. Our God is a true and never ending, never changing, and always loving God that has the best term of entitlement of all, Heavenly Father. I've felt so good in knowing that I'm striving to be the absolute best person I can be, in such a way that every aspect of my life is altered for the better. My emotional, physical, mental, spiritual, and social state are all effected in a positive manner that may seem hard to other people, but is very easy for me because I have the true faith and determination to serve and obey my heavenly father.

How I live my faith

Whenever the ward has something planned, I'm always interested. The ward that I've grown up in has always been a very fun, entertaining, spiritual ward that seems to bring out the best in everyone. It's just really fascinating to invite people not of the LDS faith as well as members to these events. Whenever we celebrate, we never overwhelm none members by being preachy, or judgmental. We all gather together and celebrate, but with our standards in play. We love to throw a party for Halloween, but it's never over-the-top, or inappropriate or suggestive themes, or violent costumes. We maintain the reverence and standards of our faith, but we also celebrate like everyone else! We go out and eat candy, laugh, talk, play games, have a great time. Our ward has always been a courteous ward, always wanting to do service for other. Where I live, there's a lot of rich, but poor people as well. These rich people aren't selfish, even if they're non-members. They understand the importance of giving and being charitable, and are always kind to give to those in need. For example, this old guy lives right behind my house, a Vietnam veteran, came home and started a business, grew very successful, and is retired. What does he do? Goes out and cuts trees almost every day to manageable sizes to organize men and women to deliver wood to poor families for the winter. Every year, all by himself, cuts hundreds of pieces to give to families that can't pay for a heat bill. That service is what kindles my testimony of this church, that's how I live my faith.